Views about abortion among adults who say their holy scripture is the word of God but should not be taken literally by state (2014) Switch to: State among adults who say their holy scripture is the word of God but should not be taken literally by views about abortion

% of adults who say their holy scripture is the word of God but should not be taken literally who say abortion should be…

State Legal in all/most cases Illegal in all/most cases Don't know Sample Size
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Alabama 35% 62% 3% 147
Arizona 46% 52% 2% 183
California 50% 47% 3% 855
Colorado 45% 52% 3% 127
Florida 53% 44% 3% 524
Georgia 46% 52% 1% 266
Idaho 24% 73% 4% 106
Illinois 47% 52% 1% 400
Indiana 36% 63% < 1% 186
Iowa 43% 55% 2% 119
Kansas 45% 53% 2% 105
Kentucky 35% 58% 6% 104
Louisiana 33% 65% 2% 129
Maryland 63% 34% 3% 177
Massachusetts 64% 31% 4% 154
Michigan 54% 44% 2% 283
Minnesota 43% 53% 4% 161
Missouri 43% 54% 4% 181
Nebraska 44% 53% 3% 106
New Jersey 58% 39% 3% 266
New York 57% 40% 3% 507
North Carolina 51% 45% 5% 262
North Dakota 47% 52% < 1% 122
Ohio 42% 54% 4% 366
Oklahoma 59% 41% < 1% 100
Oregon 54% 44% 2% 108
Pennsylvania 42% 54% 4% 401
South Carolina 47% 51% 2% 127
South Dakota 48% 51% 2% 114
Tennessee 40% 57% 3% 160
Texas 43% 54% 2% 704
Utah 29% 71% < 1% 126
Virginia 55% 44% 2% 231
Washington 51% 46% 3% 186
Wisconsin 47% 51% 2% 180

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